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Official Gazette

Monday, July 13, 2020
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Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment Vietnam wishes to further promote cashless payment
The first “Cashless Day” of Vietnam was held on June 16 with a series of events designed to encourage non-cash payment in the country.
Vietnam stresses cooperation against pandemic at ADSOM Vietnam stresses cooperation against pandemic at ADSOM+
Vietnam hopes countries will cooperate to successfully implement ASEAN military and defense activities amidst the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam opposes Chinas illegal activities in East Sea Vietnam opposes China's illegal activities in East Sea
Foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement on Jun 11 during a briefing in Hanoi in response to reports from vessel tracking software and satellite imagery indicating a Chinese ship might be conducting installing undersea cables in the area.
The Governments e-notary service to be launched in July The Government’s e-notary service to be launched in July
The national public service portal will launch its e-notary service on July 1, minister and head of the Government Office, Mai Tien Dung, said at a recent meeting with agencies to prepare for the roll-out of the service designed to certify electronically copies of original documents.
National Action Month for Children launched National Action Month for Children launched
The Ministry of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs and Hanoi People’s Committee on June 1 launched the national action month for children 2020.
Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa
From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas. The Government also revealed a list of border gates and airports that will accept electronic entry.
NA deputies discuss land use tax exemption NA deputies discuss land use tax exemption
National Assembly deputies continued discussing the development of agricultural production in the morning working session on May 25 with a focus on the draft resolution on agricultural land use tax exemptions.
Ministry moves to beef up production exports Ministry moves to beef up production, exports
Vietnam has boosted exports to new markets over the last couple of months as part of solutions to tackle production and business difficulties and promote overseas shipments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
Article 59 of Tourism Law: Some thoughts on tour guides and their impact in Vietnam
Article 59 of Tourism Law: Some thoughts on tour guides and their impact in Vietnam
According to recent research, tourists who use the services of a tour guide exhibit higher levels of satisfaction with their tourist experience and are far more likely to return to the destination, particularly in the case of cultural and urban tourism. Should we not ensure then, for Vietnam’s tour guides to be the best they can be?
Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam Shaping a legal framework for cryptoassets in Vietnam
For the time being, there has been no unified definition of “cryptoasset” or “digital asset” or “virtual asset” in the world. According to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, “a virtual asset is a digital representation of value that can be digitally traded, or transferred, and can be used for payment or investment purposes.”[1] Canada’s model legislation regarding digital assets, the Uniform Access to Digital Assets by Fiduciaries Act, defines “a digital asset” as “a record that is created, recorded, transmitted or stored in digital or other intangible form by electronic, magnetic or optical means or by any other similar means.”[2] Cryptocurrency (or virtual currency) is a form of cryptoassets (or virtual assets). There is also no unified definition of this term in the world.

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